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Trian’s Peltz says PepsiCo should buy Mondelez

Activist shareholder Nelson Peltz dialed up pressure on PepsiCo Inc, saying it should buy Mondelez International Inc for more than US$62 billion and spin off its soft drink business.

Thursday, 18 July, 2013, 1:14pm

Apple controversy lays bare complex Irish tax web

Occupying a single floor of a three-storey building in a suburban Dublin office park, Western Union’s offices are notably modest for the international headquarters of the world’s largest money transfer firm.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Tingyi rises 9pc after mainland Pepsi deal

Tingyi Holdings, the mainland food and beverage producer, rose more than 9 per cent yesterday after it announced a deal to acquire 24 PepsiCo bottling plants and co-market Pepsi's juice and soft drink brands.

8 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Much to celebrate; long way still to go

Every one of us has a woman to thank. All around us are women who are successful, who have achieved much and who we can look up to. In our homes, in offices, schools and hospitals, in business, government and in sport there are those deserving of our praise and gratitude.

2 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Drive to localise key positions

Multinationals are aiming to cut the number of expatriate executives

5 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

What's On

June 11

'Branding in China: lessons learned from the Cola campaigns' is a lunch seminar organised by the American Chamber of Commerce. PepsiCo International's non-executive chairman will talk about how to retain consumers and gain the allegiance of the Chinese market while competing for global fast-moving consumer goods.

9 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Success springs from within

ONE TEST ABOVE all others shows if an organisation's leadership development programme is really working. That is, if the current chief executive has been promoted from within or brought in from outside after a far-reaching and possibly time-consuming international search.

6 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Coke and Pepsi under scrutiny for addictives

In a major blow to Coca-Cola and Pepsi, India's Supreme Court has ordered the government to investigate whether the soft drinks sold in the country are laced with 'chemical addictives' to hook consumers.

Tuesday's landmark ruling came during the hearing of a case filed by a non-governmental group, Centre for Public Interest Litigation, fighting for food safety.

6 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

PepsiCo partner's bid to end joint venture rejected

The China Arbitration Commission has rejected an application by PepsiCo's partner in Sichuan seeking to end their joint venture, saying the case was outside its jurisdiction.

26 Oct 2003 - 12:00am

Pepsico opens snack-food plant

Pepsico this week opened a wholly owned snack-food plant, the largest of the US giant's 17 subsidiaries in the mainland.

18 Dec 1999 - 12:00am